Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Patrick Martin

Superintendent of Trussville City Schools

Patrick M. Martin, Ph.D.

Dr. Martin holds a Doctorate of Philosophy, Chief School Business Official Endorsement, Educational Specialist, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from Illinois State University.

Dr. Martin comes to Trussville from Vestavia Hills City Schools where he served as Assistant Superintendent/Chief Operations Officer for five years. His positions held preceding his time at Vestavia Hills include Superintendent for Gardendale City Schools, Washington District 50 Schools and Illini Central C.U.S.D. #189. Dr. Martin has also served as a high school principal, middle school principal, social science teacher and Athletic Director. Dr. Martin brings extensive experience to Trussville City Schools.  

Dr. Martin is married to Taren who is currently the Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Martin’s have four children.  


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